Tag: Nanowrimo

Why I am, and am not, doing NaNoWriMo

  I have a stack of unedited novels, most of which I wrote or began during NaNoWriMo. Since around 2002 when a friend, a fellow political and Tolkien geek, introduced me to NaNoWriMo I have made several attempts. Sometimes successfully. NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel …

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Nano Nano, Hey Hey, Goodbye

I’m not going to make it. I knew trying Nanowrimo was against my better judgment. I’m not going to hit 50,000 words by Saturday. In fact, I stalled at 16,015 on November 12. Reality set in, with work, with travel, with the accident, with rehearsals. In the midst of that, I was writing and meeting …

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